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Dwarf Batfish
Ogpum u0
Information
Range Western Central Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and off Suriname.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Lophiiformes
Family Ogcocephalidae
Genus Ogcocephalus
Species O. pumilus

The Dwarf batfish, (Ogcocephalus pumilus), is a species of batfish from the family Ogcocephalidae

Description[]

Pectoral fin membrane thin and translucent, no fleshy pad on ventral surface of rays. A pale gray species generally lacking of any markings, at most, it has light gray spots. Smaller than vespertilio, reaching only about 7 cm SL. Subopercular lateral line scale count usually 6 (5-7).

Distribution[]

Western Central Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, and off Suriname.

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